Adam Brody, Amanda Crew to Star in Thriller ‘The Waiting’

Adam Brody and Amanda Crew are set to star in the thriller “The Waiting” with “The Road” director Yam Laranas helming. Rob Heydon is producing the adapted screenplay, which was written by “Milton’s Secret” scribe Donald Martin. Sid Ganis and Joni Sighvatsson are executive producing. The film is based on a short story by Gin… Read more »

Lifetime Ups Mariana Flynn To SVP Unscripted Development & Programming

Veteran reality TV exec Mariana Flynn has been promoted to named Senior Vice President of Unscripted Development and Programming for Lifetime.
Flynn joined the network in 2013 as Vice President, to develop and oversee production of non-fiction projects for Lifetime. Based in Los Angeles, she reports to Liz Gateley, EVP and Head of Programming for the network. Her appointment rounds out Gateley’s core programming team, which includes Senior Vice President of Scripted…

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TNT Orders Suburban Family Drama Pilot ‘Hinges’

TNT has given a drama pilot order to “Hinges,” a project from Warner Horizon Television that examines two families of different races living in suburbia. The project from “ER” and “Criminal Minds” writer Janine Sherman Barrois is based on her short story “The Boom.” She exec produces with “ER’s” John Wells, Anthony Hemingway (“The People… Read more »

Alan Cumming To Star In ‘Dr. Death’ CBS Crime Drama From James Patterson, Michael Rauch & Alex Kurtzman

EXCLUSIVE: Another fan favorite from a long-running CBS series is back at the network as the star of a new project. CBS is developing Dr. Death, a drama series starring and executive produced The Good Wife standout Alan Cumming. It is based on the upcoming book of the same name by James Patterson who is executive producing with former Royal Pains executive producer/showrunner Michael Rauch and Alex Kurtzman.
Written by Rauch, Mr. Death centers on a former CIA operative…

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Herschell Gordon Lewis, ‘The Godfather of Gore,’ Dies at 87

Horror filmmaker Herschell Gordon Lewis, known as the “Godfather of Gore” for his bloody exploitation movies that launched the splatter genre in the 1960s with films such as “Blood Feast” and “Two Thousand Maniacs,” died Monday at 87. The Something Weird Video site announced his death. “Blood Feast,” made in 1963 in Miami, was considered… Read more »

Brand New Not Releasing Album This Year, Playing Devil And God In Full On Tour

Brand New Not Releasing Album This Year, Playing Devil And God In Full On TourBrand New are not releasing an album this year, despite some teasing and new songs that hinted at the contrary. In a statement that the band has just shared, they announced that, while they did plan on putting out a new record this year, they are changing their plans: “While there exists a collection … More »

Brand New will not release a new album in 2016, playing Devil & God in full on tour

“While there exists a collection of songs that, right now, some would call fit to be an album, to us it is not complete enough, refined enough, or edited thoroughly enough to be something we would call finished or essential.”

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Bainframe Acquires Allen Steele’s ‘Coyote’ Sci-Fi Book Series For TV Adaptation

EXCLUSIVE: Allen Bain‘s sci-fi label Bainframe has made its latest acquisition with Hugo Award-winning author Allen Steele‘s Coyote series of books. The company will develop the fictional imagining of a journey to a near Earth-like planet as a TV series which Bain will exec produce.
Coyote is set in the not-too-distant future, in an America that has slipped steadily into fascism. The stories kick off when a group of revolutionaries hijack Earth’s first interstellar…

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‘Channel Zero: Candle Cove’ Premiere, More Set For Syfy’s ’31 Days Of Halloween’

It’s that time of year again. Syfy has set the lineup for its 31 Days of Halloween annual October spook-a-thon.
Among the highlights: The six-episode first installment of Syfy’s original anthology series Channel Zero: Candle Cove premieres Tuesday, October 11 at 9/8c. It’s based on an unnerving tale written by Kris Straub that gained notoriety online as a popular “creepypasta” (user-generated horror stories that are published and passed around the internet).
The…

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